California Shark Attacks

276 attacks recorded
California shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Nov 25th 2009 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Nov 16th 2009 Loch Lomond, Marin County N
Nov 5th 2009 Davenport, Santa Cruz County N
Oct 24th 2009 San Onofre, San Diego County N
Oct 9th 2009 San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
Aug 30th 2009 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Aug 25th 2009 Terramar Beach, Carlsbad N
Jul 11th 2009 San Onofre N
Jun 21st 2009 Shell Beach N
San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
Apr 6th 2009 San Diego County N
Dec 20th 2008 Dillon Beach, Marin County N
Sep 8th 2008 Surf Beach, Lompoc, Santa Barbara County N
Jun 21st 2008 West Cove, Catalina Island N
Apr 25th 2008 Solana Beach Y
Mar 7th 2008 Huntington Beach, Orange County N
Oct 7th 2007 Venice Pier, Venice, Los Angeles County N
Sep 30th 2007 Santa Monica N
Sep 27th 2007 Moonstone Beach, Humboldt County N
Aug 28th 2007 Marina State Beach, Monterey County N
Jul 28th 2007 Imperial Beach, San Diego County N
Jul 22nd 2007 Malibu, Los Angeles County N
Jul 21st 2007 Bean Hollow State Beach, San Mateo County N
Jul 17th 2007 Faria Beach N
Jun 30th 2007 Will Rogers State Beach, Los Angeles County N
Dec 10th 2006 Dillon Beach, Marin County N
Jul 29th 2006 Broad Beach, Malibu, Los Angeles County N
Jun 17th 2006 Monterey, Monterey County N
Jan 18th 2006 Santa Cruz N
Nov 2nd 2005 Mavericks, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County N
Nov 2nd 2005 Ocean Beach, San Francisco, San Francisco County N
Oct 21st 2005 Klamath River mouth N
Oct 19th 2005 Salmon Beach, Sonoma County N
Aug 24th 2005 Scripps, LaJolla, San Diego County N
Nov 11th 2004 Bunkers, Humboldt Bay, Eureka, Humboldt County N
Oct 10th 2004 Limantour Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore N
Oct 2nd 2004 Pismo Beach N
Oct 1st 2004 Lifeguard Tower 16, Huntington Beach N
Aug 20th 2004 204s, San Clemente N
Aug 15th 2004 Kibesillah, Mendocino County Y
Jun 26th 2004 San Onofre State Beach, San Diego County N
May 28th 2004 Salmon Creek, Sonoma County N
Aug 19th 2003 Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo County Y
Aug 12th 2003 Venice Beach, Los Angeles County N
Nov 28th 2002 Salmon Creek, Sonoma County N
Sep 21st 2002 Moonstone Beach N
May 31st 2002 Stinson Beach, Marin County N
Jun 10th 2001 Catalina Island N
Jan 9th 2001 Sunset Cliffs, San Diego N
Nov 4th 2000 1/4 to 1/2 m north of the jetty at Bunkers, Eureka, Humboldt County N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (164)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (32)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (17)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (17)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (16)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (11)
  • Florida Keys (11)

Attacks by month

  • January (10)
  • February (5)
  • March (6)
  • April (9)
  • May (16)
  • June (22)
  • July (50)
  • August (44)
  • September (39)
  • October (36)
  • November (21)
  • December (11)